Why Study Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering at Adelaide?
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Shape the world in which you live.
Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineers are leaders in our society, and are responsible for the analysis, design, construction and management of our mines and civil infrastructure, including buildings, roads and traffic systems, dams and tunnels, bridges, water supply systems and water and wastewater treatment facilities, as well as the management and rehabilitation of our natural resources, including rivers, lakes and oceans.
Be challenged. Achieve. Contribute.
Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering provides exciting challenges for inquisitive, inventive and active students who like to identify problems and find solutions; who enjoy managing projects; who thrive when working in teams, but are capable of leading and taking responsibility on their own.
Join a lively close-knit learning community.
It is the nature engineering that you will work in teams, with fellow students and with your lecturers and tutors. When there are problems to solve, working with others increases the chances of finding the best solution. Learning with and from others will enhance your educational experience. You will come to appreciate new perspectives and ways to collaborate; and make friends who will last a lifetime, who may even be colleagues in the workforce after graduation.
Learn from excellent teachers.
Our lecturers have received numerous teaching awards both from the University, from the Australian Learning & Teaching Council, and from the Australian Association of Engineering Education. International awards have also been received from the Commonwealth of Learning, the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, and the Pearson Education UniServe Science Teaching Award.
Be immersed in active research.
The high quality of the School’s research has been recognised by a number of prestigious national and international awards, including the Telford Premium and George Stephenson Gold Medal awarded by the Institution of Civil Engineers, London, and the Chapman, Warren, Peter Nicol Russell Memorial and John Connell Gold Medals awarded by the Institution of Engineers, Australia.